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Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des insectes


Published 1752
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Description from Nissen, supplemented by Brunet and NUC pre-1956

"Le premier volume surtout est fort rare, parce que l'auteur, mécontent de son peu de succès, détruisit ... une partie de l'édit."--Brunet

Tomes 2-7 have imprint: A Stockholm : De l'imprimerie de Pierre Hesselberg

Tome 2 was issued in 2 pts

Plate 1 in t. 7 signed: Gravè par C. Bergquist

The leaves of plates are in various foliations; numbered plate totals for the seven tomes in order are: 37, 43, 44, 19, 16, 30, and 49, for a grand total of 238 (this total does not include the several printed tables on folded plates)

Head- and tail-pieces; initials; side-notes

Some errors in paging

Includes bibliographical references

Brunet

BM (nat. hist.)

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration

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SCNHRB has t. 7 (39088008690117) only, which was published after the author's death

SCNHRB t. 7 has embossed stamp on prelim. p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum; accession no. 151537

SCNHRB t. 7 has stamp on t.p.: Library, Division of Crustacea

SCNHRB t. 7 has bookplate: Ex libris Dr. J.M.W. Baumanni, with motto: Natura doceri

SCNHRB t. 7 has old half-leather and black paste-paper binding with gilt-tooled spine and raised bands; marbled endpapers; all edges red


Volume t 7
Publisher Stockholm : L.L. Grefing
Year 1752
Pages 1078
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language French
Call number 39088008690117
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Notes Cullman Library (rare book)

Full catalog record MARCXML

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